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1 hr ago | Daily Kos
I did a previous thing two years ago where I showed older pictures of existing congressman in their early days and tried to see if they could be recognized.
5 hrs ago | Media Matters for America
Fox News misleadingly attacked the federal food stamp program for being wasteful and unaccountable despite reports that the program achieved the lowest payment error rate in its history in the most recently available data.
8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Iowa recently missed out on a $1 million federal grant to beef up its use of solar power - and State Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, took Gov. Terry Branstad to task over the loss on Monday.
13 hrs ago | Common Dreams
You can't get more serious about protecting the people from their government than the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, specifically in its most critical clause: "No person shall be... deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law."
16 hrs ago | Juan Cole
Rawan Jinan, a 25-year-old Iraqi Christian, says when she received an order on June 18 to leave Mosul within 24 hours, she could not believe her eyes.
The austerity agenda as it plays out on the ground in American cities is often so relentless in demanding cuts in public services that it is easy to imagine that it cannot be upended.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore, an Obama appointee, issued a ruling declaring that Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Twenty-one activists in Utah were arrested Monday after they chained themselves to fences and equipment at a site planned to become the first to mine tar sands in the United States.
The decriminalization of sex work is critical to tackling the global AIDS epidemic and protecting the health and human rights of this at-risk population, according to research published Tuesday in top medical journal Lancet .
A Hamas rocket hit and destroyed a house in Yahoud, a town only a mile from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel on Tuesday, raising severe alarm in among the international airlines and leading most of them to cancel flights to Tel Aviv.
"The only thing that can deter terrorists, like those who kidnapped the children and killed them, is the knowledge that their sister or their mother will be raped."
Israeli propaganda has hit a new low. While the world was still trying to come to terms with the mass deaths in , Benjamin Netanyahu went on CNN to state that Hamas uses the "telegenically dead" to further "their cause."
A Tennessee man who police say threatened to kill President Obama, Mitt Romney, Rep. Paul Ryan and other officials was arrested Saturday and is due to appear in court later this week.
A North Carolina pastor shot himself to death over the weekend as deputies were trying to arrest him on child sex charges.
A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.
After rumors of a humanitarian cease-fire that would begin Tuesday morning, Al-Jazeera reports that Israel has refused the United Nations' request, citing "security reasons."
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:52 pm
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